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El Salvador
(3,218 words)

La República de El Salvador (The Republic of El Salvador)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

6,479,000

Area

21,000 sq. km (8,100 sq. mi)

Population density

310/sq. km (800/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.52% (per 1,000: births 17, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

27%

Urban dwellers

73% (1.33% p.a.)

Capital city

San Salvador 1,106,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

99% Spanish, plus 9 others

Peoples

88% Mestizo; 4% …

Cite this page
“El Salvador”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SLV>
First published online: 2020



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